Join the Network
Latest Magazine Articles
‘Reading the Book of Nature at the Edward Worth Library and the Zoological Museum, Trinity College Dublin’, an online exhibition celebrating the wonderful world of early modern natural history!
Text: Dr Elizabethanne Boran, Librarian of the Edward Worth Library, Dublin. 2022 witnessed the 500th anniversary of the birth of the famous Italian natural historian, Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522–1605). To mark this quincentenary, the Edward Worth Library, Dublin, and the Zoological Museum in Trinity College Dublin, created a joint exhibition which continues to be available online. This exhibition, curated by Dr Elizabethanne Boran, the Librarian of the Edward Worth Library, and Dr Martyn Linnie, the Curator of the Zoological Museum, draws together some of Worth’s zoological (and more generally natural history) collections and those of the Zoological Museum. Image 1: Ulisse…Read More
Archival Showcase – Mater Misercordiæ Archives
In our interview with archivist, Helen Madden, we introduce you to one of Ireland’s history of science, medicine and technology archives. What is the name of your collection? Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Archive Overview of collection(s) (materials present, who does it relate to, etc). The collection contains the papers of the Mater Misericordiae Hospital from its opening in 1861 to the early 2010’s. The material is extremely wide-ranging and highlights the foundation and day-to-day running of the hospital. It includes mainly administrative, financial, nursing records, and hospital project development papers created by the hospital, but also some patient records, clinical…Read More